Notice: Temporary Moratorium Extended on Certain Permits for Fire Safety: On December 4, 2013, the City Council approved Ordinance 405, an ordinance extending by 90 days (to March 8, 2014) a temporary moratorium on certain permits in the City limits (including building permits, site plans, site clearance permits, and subdivision plats) for projects with substandard fire flow. For more details, click here for ordinance.
Notice: The Wastewater Program now offers on-line billing. Click here to pay your wastewater bill on-line .
Notice: On November 26, 2013, the City Council extended Ordinance 400, an ordinance implementing a temporary moratorium on all exterior lighting permits to January 9, 2014.
Notice: A Special Called Joint Meeting between the City Council of West Lake Hills and Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, CCN# 10306 will be held on December 4, 2013. Click here for agenda.
Volunteer Opportunity: The City Council is accepting applications from citizens who are interested in being appointed to fill Council Place 4, which was vacated in October when Jean Goehring resigned. The Council is expected to make the appointment in early 2014. The new Councilmember will serve until May of 2014 when the position comes up for election. If you are interested in applying for the position, please fill out an application and submit it to City Secretary Janet Rogers.
Click here for the application.
Volunteer Opportunity: There is an opening for a new member on the City Wastewater Commission. The opening is for a current residential wastewater customer. Click here for more information.
Update on Fire Safety: Mayor Claunch wrote an article on a critical fire safety issue that appeared in the Westlake Picayune on September, 19th. The article can be accessed at http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/recent-fire-should-be-wake-up-call-for-water-distr/nZzFh/.
Notice: Temporary Moratorium on Certain Permits for Fire Safety: On September 9, 2013, the City Council approved Ordinance 402, an ordinance implementing a temporary moratorium on certain permits in the City limits (including building permits, site plans, site clearance permits, and subdivision plats) for projects with substandard fire flow. For more details, click here for ordinance.
Water Restrictions. Since West Lake Hills is served by Water District 10, and Water District 10 buys its water from the City of Austin, all properties in West Lake Hills are subject to the City of Austinís watering restrictions. The current rules for watering can be found at http://www.austintexas.gov/department/stage-2-watering-restrictions.
NOTICE: ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, THE CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED A TAX RATE OF $0.0534 PER $100 ASSESSED VALUATION OF PROPERTY THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEARíS TAX RATE . THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 5.1% AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $2.60. (This tax rate is the same tax rate that has been in effect since 2006.)